[swift-evolution] Analysis of case conventions for initialisms

Dave Abrahams dabrahams at apple.com
Sun Feb 14 10:33:45 CST 2016

on Sat Feb 13 2016, Tyler Fleming Cloutier <swift-evolution at swift.org> wrote:

> I don’t care what the heck it is as long as someone tells me whether
> to use userID or userId. I’ve spent too many hours obsessing over this
> and I still keep going back and forth. What is ID anyway? It seems
> like it’s both an initialism and an acronym.
> I think I lean towards #2 for a simple reason: the rules are the same
> for initialisms, acronyms, abbreviations, words, or what have you. I
> just want whatever guidelines are going to allow me to pick a casing
> and move on with my life as soon as possible. The guideline with the
> fewest rules is going to be the best at that.



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